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Tag: Mod

IMac Cylon: Battlestar Applactica

IMac Cylon: Battlestar Applactica
Got an old Luxo Jr. style iMac? Sure, it might be obsolete, but you surely can do something with it besides putting it out in the alley for recycling. Instead, why not do like this guy did, and turn it into a handy Cylon helmet.

View-Master Goes Digital

View-Master Goes Digital
For those too young to remember, a View-Master is a device that shows pictures in stereoscopic 3D. The effect is achieved by placing a pair of film slides for each eye to see, to give the illusion of depth.

Warhammer 40000 Dreadnought Casemod: Mind Blown

Warhammer 40000 Dreadnought Casemod: Mind Blown
Holy crikey! This is one bad-ass casemod job. Created by modder pinchillo, this mech-style computer casemod is inspired by the Dreadnoughts from Warhammer 40,000. But even if you’ve never played the game, you have to appreciate the sheer spectacle of pinchillo’s amazing case-building skills.

Fps Terminator Game: Consider It Training for the Future

Fps Terminator Game: Consider It Training for the Future
With the robot-loving Japanese here in the East, DARPA in the West and nerd-filled universities all over the world, Skynet will arrive, in one form or another. We should take this opportunity to train to become members of the Resistance, granted to us by our comrade Gridlockshock, aka Kevin Bryant of the Art Institute in Dallas.

IPhone 4 Gets Folding Keyboard (Sorta)

IPhone 4 Gets Folding Keyboard (Sorta)
iPhone haters really like to rag on the fact that the phone has no actually keys, only virtual ones. This somewhat impractical, but clever add-on aims to fix that shortcoming. By taking a small wireless Bluetooth keyboard, and crafting a hinged mount for it, modder Pachimon managed to do what we once thought was impossible – give the iPhone actual keys!

The Tubbiedrone: Teletubbies Gone Horribly Wrong

The Tubbiedrone: Teletubbies Gone Horribly Wrong
Now, I have to start out by saying that I’ve always thought that Teletubbies were creepy looking in their “normal” state. But after I saw this circuit-bent mutant Teletubby from MegaToothpasteMammals, I know I’m going to have nightmares tonight.

New Xbox 360 Gets First Official Casemod

New Xbox 360 Gets First Official Casemod
While cutting holes in the side and installing interior lighting in the original Xbox 360 has become pretty much the casemodding norm these days, it took a little while for the first original 360 to get modded in this way.

USB Typewriters: the Ultimate Retro Keyboards

USB Typewriters: the Ultimate Retro Keyboards
Miss the arduously slow process of typing on a mechanical typewriter? Me neither. But if you’re longing for that 5 word-per-minute typing speed, you might want to check out these retro typewriters that have been converted into USB keyboards.

I-Pod + 8-Track = Apple I-Track

I-Pod + 8-Track = Apple I-Track
Boy, I feel like it’s been a billion years since I even saw an 8-track tape, let alone listened to one. This kooky mod-job breathed new life into an old 8-track deck, letting it play tunes stored on an iPod.

See-Thru Tablet: DIY iPad

See-Thru Tablet: DIY iPad
Some modders can really do amazing stuff. Check out this cool tablet PC mod from Chinese modder Pandepig (Google translation). He used a normal 12″ laptop and stuffed it into a clear polycarbonate laptop cover. Then, he added a touch screen, controller, and secured everything in place with spacers, et voilà!

Steampunk “Eye-Pod” Ain’T No Nano No Mo

Steampunk “Eye-Pod” Ain’T No Nano No Mo
Created by “Dr Grymm,” this steampunk contraption bears absolutely no resemblance to the iPod Nano that beats at its heart. I’ll leave it to Dr Grymm himself to explain his creation: “A custom mod of an Apple iPod Nano 1st Gen.

Old Vhs Tapes Turned Into Slightly Less Old Hard Drives

Old Vhs Tapes Turned Into Slightly Less Old Hard Drives
Need some additional storage for your computer? Then you might want to check out these wacky hard drives, fashioned out of old VHS tapes. Sure, VHS tape tech is definitely obsolete, but aren’t hard drives on their way out too?

Xcm Xbox 360 Controller Shell: the Real Hot Coffee Mod

Xcm Xbox 360 Controller Shell: the Real Hot Coffee Mod
The latest controller modding kit from XCM is perfect for java junkies. The case replaces the outside of your Xbox 360 controller with a rich, delicious coffee-colored shell.

PS3 Slim Laptop by Ben Heck for Sale on Ebay

PS3 Slim Laptop by Ben Heck for Sale on Ebay
One rich & lucky bastard is about to get his hands on one of Ben Heck’s PS3 Slim laptops, because it’s up for grabs on eBay right now. Yes, that’s right, don’t read the rest of this post.

Mechwarrior: Living Legends Crysis Mod – You Got Your Robots in My Fps!

Mechwarrior: Living Legends Crysis Mod – You Got Your Robots in My Fps!
Still waiting for MechWarrior 5, eh? What about a mod based on a cutting-edge engine?  Will that tide you over? If so, the Wandering Samurai team have quite a gift for you, as they have just released the beta version of their Crysis mod MechWarrior: Living Legends.

A Bad Mod Idea, Beautifully Executed

A Bad Mod Idea, Beautifully Executed
Most people should not try to decorate their controllers and game systems with markers. Usually, it doesn’t end well – it can even end very, very badly. But if you were looking for the exception that proves that rule, you can relax.